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The Bad Blood That Runs in Jordan's Royal Family Isn't What's Threatening the Kingdom's Stability

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Zvi Bar'el

Two years ago, in May 2019, the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Qabas published a frightening report that someone close to Jordan’s King Abdullah was planning a coup. Shortly afterward, Abdullah fired his chief of intelligence, Adnan al-Jundi, and even before then, he had fired several aides and officials close to him in what he termed a “reorganization of the court.”

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